Category Archives: 3rd Party Lens

New Mitakon Zhongyi Creator 35mm f/2 and 85mm f/2 Lenses For Sony E-mount

The Mitakon Zhongyi Creator 35mm f/2 and Mitakon Zhongyi Creator 85mm f/2 lenses are available for Sony A-mount and E-mount:

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Venus Optics Laowa 15mm F2 FE Zero-D Review

DPReview released their review of the Laowa 15mm F2 FE Zero-D and it’s very favorable. Venus Optic has been making some great lenses lately. You can read the full review here. What I like: Distortion is very well controlled Fast, wide and reasonably small Good build quality Sharp, even wide open 15cm (6 in) minimum […]

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New Manual Focus Meike 85mm f/2.8 Macro Lens

Meike announced the new 85mm f/2.8 macro manual focus full frame lens for Sony cameras. Meike products are sold on Amazon Specs: Product model MK-85-F2.8 Lens type Medium telephoto lens for portrait and macro photography Lens structure 8 groups and 11 Elements Aperture range F2.8-22 Maximum Magnification Ratio 1:1.5 Lens diameter 64mm Filter size 55mm Length […]

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Coming Soon: Samyang AF 35mm f/1.4 FE Images and Specs

Samyang/Rokinon will release an AF 35mm f/1.4 FE soon for Sony full frame cameras. Samyang has quite a few Sony-E mount lenses that are both AF and MF. Most of them are well worth their price. Specifications: Minimum shooting distance: 0.3 m Filter diameter: 67 mm Length: 115 mm Weight: 645 g Design: 11 elements […]

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Biotar 58mm f/2 Lens Officially Announced

(Koblenz, Germany) An updated version of the Biotar 58mm f2 will join the already announced Biotar 75mm f1.5, as the first two pieces in Oprema Jena’s lineup of modern remakes of classic lenses, the company announced today. Oprema is offering 58 people the chance to get the Biotar 75 and Biotar 58 – both originally […]

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First Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D Reviews

Venus Optics Laowa is producing some great lenses for the price and the Laowa 15mm f/2 FE Zero-D seems to be on par with the well-respected Zero-D 12mm f/2.8. These are great lenses for creatives and photographers looking to go wide. Preorder from Venus Optics Laowa.

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